Celebrating 79 Years of Community Service WESTMONT LIONS CLUB - We Serve!
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The SEASPAR Bus that our Lions Club helped purchase!
Our Newest Member Lion Dan Slowinski sponsored by Lion Rich Ristau and inducted by District Governor Lion Chris Halsey
The Westmont Lions hosted the SE Region/Zone Meeting on Wednesday, 8/27/2014 at Lions Park in Westmont. WE ALL HAD A DYNAMITE TIME!!! Check out our FB Page for MORE PICTURES!!! Click on the FLYER below:
Club President Chris Svitak presents Lion John Karesh with the Lion of the Year Award for LY 2013-2014
Congratulations Lion John!
Our Newest Member Lion Richard "Rich" Ristau sponsored by Lion Pauline Osman and inducted by District Governor Elect Lion Chris Halsey
From our 2014 Red, White and Bar-B-Que Festival held over Memorial Day Weekend
Pulled Pork is giving Pork Chop a lesson in how to make an excellent rub. The packet of rub shown is from Mangia.TV.
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We invite you now to come join us at one of our monthly social dinners and have dinner on us! For dates and times, Click on our CALENDAR PAGE (to the left) - OR - E-mail our Membership Chair Lion John Karesh (see our CONTACTS PAGE) with your name and phone number for additional information about membership. You will be contacted. Through membership, Lions not only help people in need, but also have opportunities to develop personal friendships and gain valuable leadership skills.
78th Year Anniversary Dinner Celebration
On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 we held our January Social Dinner at The Sweet and Savory SPOT in downtown Westmont - Celebrating 78 years of Service to the Westmont Community - Lions have a lot of history with the Village of Westmont!!!
We were delighted to have District Governor Lion Mario Gamino and his wife, Lion Karen join us on Tuesday, Ocober 1st at Vincitori's for a wonderful Italian dinner during out October Social!
Lion Jim and Lion Jaimie
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Our Social Dinner - August 6, 2013 at the Tap House Grill in Westmont
We were honored to have six (6) 1st-Year International Directors join us as our Guests.
A good time was had by all!
From Left to Right: Club President Lion Chris Svitak; PDG Lion Jim Addington; ID Lion Esther LaMothe from Jackson, Michigan, USA; ID Lion Dr. Steven Tremaroli from Huntington, New York, USA; ID Lion Cynthia "Cindy" B. Gregg from Bells Vernon, Pennsylvania, USA; ID Lion William “Bill” A. McKinney from Highland, Illinois, USA; ID Lion John Pettis, Jr. from Merrimac, Massachusetts, USA; ID Lion Michael “Mike” Edward Molenda from Hastings, Minnesota, USA
The t-shirts were a gift from us to each International Director. They represent our 7th annual Red, White & BBQ Competition and Festival for which our club hosts every Memorial Day Weekend!
Lion of the Year and President Appreciation Awards
Lion Debby and Lion Bob
5th Grade Awards - 2013
WE ARE LIONS - WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE
WE SERVE - Everyday, Everywhere
Westmont Lions Club
Chartered on January 8, 1936, the Westmont Lions Club is the oldest and one of the most dedicated service organizations in the Village of Westmont.
Over the past 75+ years, the Westmont Lions Club has risen to Helen Keller's challenge to become the ``knights of the blind'' by soliciting referrals from schools, medical facilities and community centers to send children and adults, who need assistance, but cannot afford the cost for eye exams, eye glasses and hearing aids. Each year we have helped 50 or more to see and hear better.
Since the 1970’s we have awarded two 5th grade students (1 boy and 1 girl) from a Westmont School. Students are selected not because they get the best grades, but because they are the best student and classmate.
Each year we hold a Scholarship Dinner Night and award monetary scholarships to Westmont Seniors, who attend a local high school in the Westmont area.
We have fun with pancake breakfasts, ice cream socials, parades, barbeques, carnivals and much more!
Feel free to peruse through our website pages, to view our many service activities, projects and fundraisers we conduct throughout the year. If you or your friends or families would like to know more about us feel free to contact us. Maybe you just want to know more of what we do for our community or what Lions throughout the world do. Come join us!
We are proud to say that we have become a pillar of service to the Village of Westmont. We welcome new members!
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Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.3 million members in approximately 45,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.